Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Lisa Moore: Something for Everyone
Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Internationally acclaimed author Lisa Moore presents her third collection of stories, Something for Everyone. Moore?s image-driven style, fully-imagined characters and subtly crafted narratives take us on a tour of the fantas...

Icon of the event Graphic Artist Eric Kim
Sat Oct 20, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Eric Kim is a Korean-Canadian illustrator and comic book creator. He has also worked as an animator, providing storyboarding, concept work and animation services. Join us as Eric gives a workshop on writing and creating com...

Icon of the event Amy Stuart: Still Water
Tue Sep 18, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Bestselling author Amy Stuart comes back to present her latest nail-biting thriller, Still Water, about a mysterious town called High River where women run to escape their pasts. In conversation with Sue Carter.

Icon of the event Another Country, Another Life: An Evening with Patrick Boyer
Thu Oct 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

A young law clerk from England falls in love in 19th-century New York and reinvents himself in Canada. Quiet Isaac Jelfs led many lives: a scapegoated law clerk in England; a soldier in the mad Crimean War; a lawyer on swirli...

Icon of the event Jim Wigmore: Not Your Granddad's Weed?
Fri Sep 21, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for a discussion with Forensic Toxicologist Jim Wigmore who will discuss the history and prohibition of cannabis and compare it with alcohol. He will also be talking about the various forms of cannabis and their pote...

Icon of the event The Process of Writing
Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Humber Bay

In this 90 minute workshop, author, Anubha Mehta, will give examples on how and where to start developing the plot, how to generate ideas and how to start writing. Learn what makes a story engaging and how to identify the el...

Icon of the event Comic Arts Workshop with Evan Munday
Mon Oct 22, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join author and illustrator Evan Munday who will guide you through the process of creating your own comic book or graphic novel. Bring your ideas to life and learn a few tricks of the trade!...

Icon of the event Coffee and Books with the Deadly Dames
Wed Dec 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a special Coffee and Books program with the Deadly Dames writers group. ...

Icon of the event *CANCELLED*Best Books for Fall
Wed Oct 17, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

DUE TO THE CLOSURE OF THE YORKVILLE BRANCH FOR ROOF REPAIRS,THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO THE SPRING OF 2019.

Icon of the event Croisée des mots : Didier Leclair
Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Didier Leclair est né en 1967 à Montréal. Il quitte son pays de naissance très tôt pour l'Afrique où ses parents d'origine rwandaise décident de ramener la famille. Il grandit dans différents pays francophones. En 1987, il qu...